It’s not easy to say goodbye to a friend, but this month we did just that with Rock Band. But we also said hello to a few new friends we discovered at PAX East. It doesn’t make the pain go away, just a bit easier. This week, Edie Sellers, Nick Dinicola, and Dave Gardner wrap [...]
Borderlandus interruptus occurs when you have to stop playing just before you level up so you can do a podcast. In men, it can cause a painful condition called “blue thumbs.” That’s how this week’s GameHounds show starts. And it continues from there with cohosts Nick Dinicola and Edie Sellers. With what, you ask? Lemme [...]
You wake up drunk and everything has already gone to hell. This is how Dead Island begins, both the demo at PAX and the final game itself. Sadly, the intro doesn’t change depending on which character you start as, but that doesn’t mean they’re indistinguishable from each other. The demo forces me to play as [...]
Front Mission Evolved is not just an evolution of the long-running series, it’s the most radical change in a franchise I’ve ever seen. Front Mission games are usually turn-based strategy games, but Evolved is a third-person mech-shooter similar to Mech Assault or Chromehounds. This change is sure to anger most long-time fans, but it’s also [...]
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men has become something of a cult classic over the years: A game remembered for its uncompromising characters and poor squad controls. Its sequel, Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, immediately fixes many of those flaws by abandoning the squad altogether. Now it’s just Kane and Lynch, as per the title. [...]
(UPDATE: Well, hell. We just got word directly from EA (and repeated by EA employees in Tweets) that the Dead Space banning thing is indeed true. Hawkes and Edie wrong again!! Oh well, we’re sure those two will have something to say about it next week. – ed.) Welcome to a new week and a [...]
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